Our International Program
Our international program attracts thousands of students from all over the world. Only the best students are admitted to our program. Study with German and international students and focus on one of our four majors Automation, Communications, Embedded Systems or Power. All majors will provide a solid starting point for a great career in a leading position in the industry or in research institutions later on. Learn German or improve your knowledge in our German classes. Shape-up your technical knowledge in an independent environment with professors and engineers having a profound knowledge of the latest technological trends and close relations to the industry. Our training methods and our labs are state of the art. As we are a university of applied science, we put a strong focus on enabling you to apply your knowledge. After a two semester period at university you will enter industry where you have to prove your skills in a 6 months industrial project, followed by a 6 months master thesis again in industry. This approach ensures a smooth start of your professional career. Most of our graduates find a great job immediately after finishing their degree. We therefore attribute great value on excellent grades, proficient English skills and working experience.
Our aim is to give you the best preparation not only in the perspective of your professional career, but also to get acquainted with the German way of life. We are aware finding accommodation is a difficult task, especially if you are coming from abroad. We know about cultural differences and the importance of German language knowledge.
Hence our services for accepted students includes:
- Finding a room in a dormitory for international students.
- German classes - tuition language of the course is in English, but German knowledge is prerequisite for your internship and future job perspectives in Germany.
- Intercultural excursions - get to know Germany - by guided tours of historical places and sites.
Our University - regional roots with worldwide connections
Study in Germany, in the heart of Europe, the fourth largest economy in the world with a leading position in areas of science, technology and engineering in Europe. Science and research have a long tradition in Germany. Inventions such as the automobile, the airbag, X-ray technology, Aspirin, the computer or the MP3 data are impressive results of "Engineering Made in Germany".
Explore the "land of poets and thinkers" which was the home of outstanding characters such as Kant, Hegel, Adorno, Goethe, Heine, Brecht, Bach, Beethoven and Brahms and is also known for contemporary designers, artists, actors, musicians and athletes.
Accelerate your career at one of the top ranked Universities of Applied Sciences with 340 professors teaching about 17,500 students. With currently 18 % foreigners we are an international institution situated in the center of Germany in one of the most diversed regions of Europe with 130 partner universities in 40 countries.
As a University of Applied Science we focus on preparing you for a great career in industry. The quality of lectures and set-up of our labs aim to mirror the real life work of future engineers. And close ties to institutions like the Max Planck Society and Frauenhofer Institutes ensure good research possibilities. Our experienced professors and lab engineers ensure to promote core competences to you.
Career fairs and an up to date job portal help our student to launch their careers. The location advantage in the Rhein-Main metropolitan area with Frankfurt as the financial hub and Darmstadt as the digital hub with proximity to Science and business partners as Software AG, Merck, Fraunhofer, Continental, Infineon, Hilscher, Opel, Lufthansa, Fraport and many more ensure best possibilties to get a great job in Germany. Our professors with a working experience from at least 5 years in a leading position as managers maintain close ties with the industry.
The University is a public institution which means that our programs are free of tuition fees.